JOB OPPORTUNITY: Project Parent Family Counsellor
Project Parent Family Counsellor Competition #72-23
DO YOU WANT A MEANINGFUL CAREER, HELPING OTHERS? JOIN US!
About the Role
At Family Services of Greater Vancouver, we’ve been helping people in crisis since 1928. As a non-profit, we help people develop skills and knowledge, empowering our neighbours to create positive change in their lives. Our team is made up of more than 420 staff, including expert counsellors and support workers who provide compassionate, client-centered care to youth experiencing homelessness, families and children impacted by trauma, victims of domestic violence, and other vulnerable people from an evidence-based, trauma-informed lens. We believe in building a brighter future for all British Columbians and providing a supportive and inclusive workplace for all our staff.
As a Family Counsellor you would provide counselling, parent-education and support to families and children (0- 12 years) referred by MCFD. You would also provide linkage between the family, the community, MCFD and other professional services.
This is a term position ending December 2024, 35 hours per week (Tuesday to Friday – Maternity Leave Coverage). This position reports to the Program Manager of Project Parent Burnaby/New Westminster. The position is located at FSGV’s New Westminster office. Persons with a second language (i.e. Punjabi, Spanish, Farsi/Dari, Cantonese, Mandarin, etc.) are encouraged to apply.
About Our Opportunity:
Our Valued Benefits:
Health and Wellness Resources:
Your Key Contributions
Pension: Pension plan enrollment for eligible employees
Work Hours: Term position ending December 2024, 35 hours per week (Tuesday to Friday – Maternity Leave Coverage)
Salary: GS 12B Step 1 $34.17 per hour
Location: Work in the culturally vibrant Greater Vancouver Neighbourhoods of Burnaby and New Westminster communities.
Posting End Date: Posting will remain open until filled
What you bring:
Education, Training, Experience
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
How to apply:
If this describes you, please submit your application to us through our website, https://fsgv.ca/careers/
Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. Thank you for your interest.
We are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the communities we so proudly serve, while encompassing the principles of equity, inclusion and diversity. We strongly encourage applications from people of colour, Indigenous communities, persons with disabilities, gender expressions and sexual orientations including queer, trans, and two-spirit people. In our words and actions, we recognize the challenges for those facing inequalities, while acknowledging our privilege, as we continuously strive to remove biases and reduce barriers that individuals may experience in the hiring and job-seeking process. We invite feedback from all applicants who apply for roles within the Agency.
If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please email your resume and cover letter (indicating the competition number #72-23 in email subject line) outlining your interest and relevant experience to for follow-up. **if you are an internal candidate, please indicate “Internal Candidate” in the Comments section at the bottom of the online application**
Our programs are located on the traditional, ancestral, and unseeded territory of the Coast Salish peoples, including the Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh Úxwumixw(Squamish), Sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil Waututh), Qayqayt,Katzie, Kwantlen, Kwekwetlem,Semiahmoo,Matsqui,and Tsawwassen First Nations. Huy ch q’u.
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